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Alameda County Launches PFS Project to Reduce Recidivism

September 22, 2017
On September 22nd, Alameda County announced the Justice Restoration Pay for Success Project. The project will provide individualized coaching and intensive case management services to young adults on felony probation or who have been charged with certain felony crimes. The County aims to reduce recidivism by providing resources for these young adults to work towards successful outcomes. This project marks the 12th PFS project launched by a GPL government partner, out of 18 launched projects in the U.S.  ... Read more about Alameda County Launches PFS Project to Reduce Recidivism

Active Contract Management: How Governments Can Collaborate More Effectively with Social Service Providers to Achieve Better Results

September 11, 2017

acm_image.pngActive contract management (ACM) is a set of strategies that combine high frequency use of data and collaborative meetings between government agencies and service providers to improve outcomes from contracted services. ACM can empower leaders to detect and rapidly respond to...

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Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking Releases Final Report

September 8, 2017
The federal Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking issued its final report on September 7th. The commissioners, including GPL’s Jeff Liebman, laid out a vision for how the federal government could generate more evidence about government programs while protecting privacy and enhancing data security.  Read more here and here.